Upside: The 10 Most Significant Tech Decisions of 1999

Navigating through the shark infested waters of tech
business in a incredible year like 1999 must have been a scary
experience, even for the most successful CEOs.
In thinking
about this, I decided it might be interesting to look back on that
he year and see if I could pick the 10 decisions that have had the
biggest impact on tech business. As testiment to today’s business
world, most of the decisions that made the cut fall in to the
e-business realm….”

“6. Red Hat (RHAT) goes public, putting the spotlight on open
source and legitimizing Linux as a credible threat to the Microsoft
(MSFT) operating-system monopoly.”